Yearly Archives: 2012
Public Lecture by UN Women Executive Director, Michelle Bachelet “Women’s Leadership” in Indonesia. Jakarta, Indonesia, 3 December 2012.
Remarks by Michelle Bachelet on Women’s Economic Empowerment and Equality. Jakarta, Indonesia, 4 December 2012.
In the context of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, UN Women held a chat on ending violence against women and the engagement of men and boys. Some of the questions discussed were: What are the best ways to respond to and prevent violence against women? How can we engage men and boys [...]
Lourdes Figueroa is a woman like any other: she has plans, hopes and aspirations. At 36, she likes to live life to the fullest, but like all of us, sometimes finds herself both laughing and crying at times.
Press Release: UN Women Fund for Gender Equality Announces USD 12.5 Million in Grants for women’s economic and political participation
Nearly 100 high impact initiatives in 50 countries have received grants in the last three years of the Fund’s grant making.
On Monday 3 December, the Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Michelle Bachelet, will begin an official visit to Indonesia and Thailand.
“Getting to Zero”: Working together to end the twin pandemics of HIV/AIDS and Violence against Women
On occasion of World AIDS Day 2012, five UN Trust Fund grantees respond to the question: Is it possible to get to Zero HIV/AIDS without Zero Violence against Women?
Message by Michelle Bachelet, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and UN Women Executive Director, on the occasion of World AIDS Day. 1 December 2012.
To mark World AIDS Day (1 December) we profile the life of a woman who is claiming her rights as a member of the Peruvian Network of Positive Women.
During a four-day consultation, more than 60 experts discussed ways to ensure that gender equality and women’s empowerment are fully integrated into any future global development framework beyond 2015.